Measuring Spatial Disparities in Food Environments

This study documented the racial and spatial disparities in retail food environments in Erie County, New York. The results, published in the Journal of Planning Education and Research (2008), informed policy and programming on food systems by the Massachusetts Avenue Project, the City of Buffalo, and other local groups in Buffalo, New York.

Researchers: Samina Raja, PhD, Pavan Yadav (ESRI; former graduate student at UB)

Sponsor(s): USDA/MAP